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The options were oak, mahogany, and walnut, the latter at higher cost.
And he provided three options for the wood finish: Colonial, Heritage, and Mission (the Price List described them), hand-rubbed to low, medium or high lustre.
Others have Made-in-Canada wood cases with imported movements.motors - a knob on the back of the clock had to be spun to start the clock, and power interruptions stopped the clock until it was restarted by hand.
The original cords had cloth covers typical of the 1930s.
I don’t know in which of these factories the clocks were made.
The kitchen clocks had just the letter-number codes on the labels.
The advertisements and boxes also included the model name.
The pictures here show the wall models currently (April 2017) in the museum's Canadian General Electric collection.
Production of electric clocks declined by the 1960s because of the introduction of cordless battery clocks.: My check of old Toronto business directories indicated that Canadian General Electric was in operation from about 1930 to 1959.
This short-lived company was located in Montreal from ca.
1936 to 1940, based on old business directories listings.
Plastic was king in the 1950s and most models in the catalogues had several options for the bright colours, including Finally, we have lots of new pictures showing the many sections of our unique museum that started its 19th year in Spring 2018 promoting two centuries of Canadian-made and Canadian label clocks.
Included are the entrance stairs walls and most areas of the Exhibit Room. Many were acquired indirectly from the Jim Connell collection via Miller brothers antiques in New Hamburg, Ontario.
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Paul made faithful reproductions of eight original Pequegnat wall models and twelve original mantel models.